DefendEntry™ Security Glazing

McGrory’s DefendEntry™ security glazing product line is designed for interior and exterior use in Retail, Luxury Retail, Malls and Storefronts, Banks and ATM Lobbies, High-end Hospitality and Corporate Headquarters.

It is rigorously tested for performance and standards: Forced Entry Performance ASTM F1233, Class 1.4 Body Passage / 1.3 Contraband Passage, UL 972 Burglar Resistance, HP White 5-aa1, Duration 7m / 2s; Applicable Standards: ANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1172, ASTM C1048. DefendEntry™ can be combined with ballistic glazing and fire-rated options.

Choose from various thicknesses to accommodate retro-fit/ new construction applications and multiple dimensions, including custom cutouts. Our in-house Print Division allows you to add additional privacy and security with DotView™ One-Way Vision surface films & interlayers, or avoid unsightly glare by adding Luxar® anti-reflective glass by GlasTrösch, ideal for facades and display cases. Safely and effectively meet multi-performance code requirements while maximizing both safety and aesthetic design considerations.

Not sure what your project requires? We offer customized support to fit your needs, and dedicated staff with over three decades of security glazing and interlayer/ lamination experience.

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DefendEntry™ Security Glazing by McGrory Glass is ideal for use in high-end retail, hospitality, corporate, and base build projects. DefendEntry™ solutions can be combined with ballistic glass / bullet-resistant glazing for added protection, or decorative options such as anti-reflective glass and one-way vision façade elements.

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Why Choose McGrory?

We offer customized support to fit your needs, and dedicated staff with over three decades of security glazing and interlayer/ lamination experience. Callemail, or submit a quote request online. We will get back to you within 24 hours.

Technical Details

Product NameForced Entry Performance Applicable StandardsMinimal Thickness (inches)Nominal Thickness (inches)Max Thickness (inches)Weight
DefendEntry™ASTM F1233, Class 1.4 Body Passage / 1.3 Contraband Passage, UL 972 Burglar Resistance, HP White 5-aa1, Duration 7m / 2sANSI Z97.1 (Safety Cat I & II), ASTM C1036, ASTM C1172, ASTM C10480.372”0.404”.438”3.9 lbs/ft²

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We are McGrory Glass. Family-owned since 1984. Over 200,000 SF of manufacturing & fabrication facilities in 2022.

The McGrory Glass Defend™ line of life-safety glazing offers a wide selection of performance-related, threat-protection, security glazing and fire-rated products that protect against fire, human invaders, and ballistic weapons.

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McGrory Glass Adds 76,000 Square Feet of Fire-Rated and Security Fabrication Capabilities

The family-owned and operated glass company recently opened a dedicated 76,000-square-foot facility to fabricate fire-rated and security glass, glazing, and framing systems for projects across North America, bringing their total to three facilities and over 200,000 square feet of production space.

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We thank our clients, our team, and our partners for four decades of growth, and look forward to many more. Please join us in celebrating the past, present, and future – together.

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We’re also thankful to our founders, John and Mary McGrory, and to our staff, many of whom have grown up with the company. In fact, seven of John and Mary’s children work at McGrory Glass today. We love to say, “Everyone here is family!”

We have the capabilities, equipment, & experience to be your go-to single source.